There are so many things to consider when taking a trip with a child who is on the Autism Spectrum. Of course, there are multiple manifestations of this disorder, so what we have experienced as a family may not apply to everyone. To date, we have traveled by planes, trains, and automobiles. We have traveled as far East as Florida and as far West as California. Also, we have … [Read more...] about Tips for Traveling with Children on the Autism Spectrum – By Air
We turned on the Superbowl (and associated preshow) on Fox today, like we have for many years in the past. Something was different this time. It just wasn't the same. To start with, the words of "The Star-Spangled Banner" were botched, but it wasn't just that. Call me a classical girl if you want, but our National Anthem is really not that difficult of a song to sing. Most … [Read more...] about We Didn’t Even Make It a Whole Quarter!
What does it take to get a doctor to seriously look at a patient's feet? Well, in our case, it took almost two years. Almost two years ago, DD11 developed petechiae on her feet. Petechiae are small red or purple spots caused by bleeding under the skin. As I have posted previously, DD11 has muscle weakness and an awkward gait. Anyway, we took DD11 to the pediatrician who … [Read more...] about 2 Years to Find One to Look at Her Feet